Summer public holiday

Friday 16 August 2019

All of our offices and the UK Intellectual Property Office (UK IPO) will be closed on Monday 26 August 2019 for a public holiday. Official deadlines at the UK IPO falling on Monday 26 August 2019 will automatically be extended to the next working day (Tuesday 27 August 2019).

The World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO), the European Patent Office (EPO) and the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) are open on Monday 26 August 2019 and we will maintain cover to deal with urgent matters.

Please copy any urgent instructions for matters that are due at WIPO, the EPO or EUIPO on 26 August 2019 to

Our offices will re-open on Tuesday 27 August 2019.

To ensure we are able to respond to your matter before our office closes for the holidays, please send any correspondence for urgent matters on or before Thursday 22 August 2019.

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